Importance of Group Behaviors Tabitha Floyd MGT 415 Group Behaviors in Organizations

Importance of Group Behaviors Tabitha Floyd MGT 415 Group Behaviors in Organizations

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Importance of Groups Togetherness Tabitha Floyd MGT 415 Group Behaviors in Organizations Instructor: Brandy Goldston March 14, 2011
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Importance of Group Togetherness To accomplish anything in a group you have to understand the importance of working together. Each person is different and has different beliefs and ideas. These beliefs and ideas play a role in how the group will function as a whole. Each individual has a role they play in the group it can be just being a special skill that is needed to complete a single task or it can be something that the group depends on continuously. They can be a leader or just a member but each person plays a role in the group which means each persons attitude and behavior plays a role in the group. To get start lets look at what a group is. A group is a people working together for one purpose or another. Some groups are stronger then other groups but there is reasoning for this. This is because the dynamics of the group may very. Group dynamics is how a group relates to each other, work together and interact with each other. There may be a lot of interpersonal relationships with in the group. The effectiveness of the team depends on how strong each of the interpersonal relationships is and therefore how strong the trust levels among the team members are. When it comes to team dynamics no other element is as important as the trust among the members. Trust is an expectation that another party will not allow you to be harmed at a time when you are vulnerable. Your willingness to trust another party is affected by your history with that party and your personality. Trust is a key factor of success.” Organizations spend so much money on team building
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sessions. In order to maximize their investment in such interventions, they will have to invest in the one variable that is the key influencer in the success of these interventions - the building of trust among the members of the workgroup. “ Purple Doodles (Jan 19, 2009) The Role of Trust and Personal Relationships. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/ . Trust is important because when people trust that they willing to speak up with there own ideas and personal goals and concerns. It creates an open environment that is ideal for developing innovative ideas and resolving conflicts with positive solutions. Managers who trust their employees are more willing to delegate tasks to them, and employees who trust their managers are more comfortable taking on the additional responsibility. They do not fear the risk factors. They know that if they make mistakes they will be shown the correct way to complete the task and will learn something new rather than threats to their careers. Trust is a key factor in leadership during times of change and uncertainty. Leaders who
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Importance of Group Behaviors Tabitha Floyd MGT 415 Group Behaviors in Organizations

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